Muir Orthopaedic Specialists

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 28, 2011
geo: 
Oakland , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 1 (877) 371-7902.

Records Breached: 

1,800 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The July 27 theft of a binder exposed patient information.  The binder contained surgical patient labels from August 2004 to July 2011, corresponding dates of birth, and medical record numbers.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Indigo Joes'

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2011
geo: 
Shelby , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The information of hundreds of people was discovered in a trash storage location.  The documents appear to be connected to employees of a defunct restaurant named Indigo Joes'.  Paycheck stubs, Social Security numbers, Driver's licenses, and other personal information were discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Kunz Opera House

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 3, 2011
geo: 
Pinckneyville , IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

ER patients in Metropolis and Staunton who saw Dr. Tim Mathis may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

4200 (Unknown number SSNs)

A physician kept 14 boxes of medical records from former patients in the front window of his building.  A fire that struck the building, the Kunz Opera House, damaged the records and personal property.  Some records were found in the street.  An unspecified number of the damaged records were then buried in a secure location. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Extra Info: 

The Hospital's notice can be read here.

Records Breached: 

3,150 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On September 6, X-ray films were stolen from the Hospital by thieves posing as representatives of an X-ray recycling vendor.  The thieves were most likely looking to strip the silver from the old films.  If any information had been taken from the X-rays it would include patient names, gender, dates of birth, dates of services, medical record numbers, and areas x-rayed. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Harvard University Health Services, Anna Jacques Hospital, Lowell General Hospital, Saints Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men were arrested for posing as employees of an X-ray removal company in order to steal old X-ray films.  The two men hit multiple locations.  It is believed that their primary focus was the silver contained in the films, however patient medical and personal information was also linked to the X-ray films.  Around 1,000 X-rays were stolen from Harvard University Health Services and a barrel of X-rays was taken from Anna Jaques Hospital.  The men were charged with conspiracy and larceny from a building.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Portsmouth Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Manchester , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man tried to steal X-rays.  Investigators believe he wanted the X-rays for the tiny amount of silver inside rather than the protected health information of patients.  The incident may have been related to other thefts in the Massachusetts and New Hampshire areas. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sawicki and Phelps

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

  Detailed medical information was discovered on the back of a drawing from a student of Hale Elementary.  An attorney from Sawicki and Phelps donated the firm's old paper to her child's school. A local news team contacted the school after discovering the incident and additional pieces of paper were collected and stored in a secure location.  The number of people affected was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Kansas (KU)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 2, 2011
geo: 
Lawrence , KS
United States
Kansas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing the personal information of current and former student housing residents was stolen during a burglary at the Department of Student Housing office on November 30.  Names, dates of birth, apartment numbers, email addresses, KU ID numbers, and other information, some of it related to student dependents, were on the documents.  The number of affected students was not revealed, but those who were affected were told to be cautious of identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2011
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A state government watchdog revealed that confidential personal information was located in an outdoor trash bin.  The documents contained documents related to a job agency for Ohioans with disabilities.  The extent of the breach and the cause of the breach are being investigated.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Amerigroup Community Care of New Mexico, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2011
geo: 
Albuquerque , NM
United States
New Mexico US
Records Breached: 

1,537 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Papers were discovered stolen on or around July 15, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

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